News: Our work with bears
May 02 2018
After 20 years of confinement to a concrete cage, Anca, a 24-year-old female brown bear, has a new home at our supporter funded bear sanctuary in Zarnesti, Romania.
March 15 2018
We helped rescue Nepal’s last dancing bears, Rangila and Sridevi, in December. But we’re devastated to learn they were taken to a poor welfare zoo, where Sridevi died. We’re urging the government to reveal why the bears were taken there and ensure it protects Rangila, the surviving bear
March 05 2018
Space is currently limited and there more bears in need of rescuing, so extending the sanctuary is a necessity
February 12 2018
On Instagram, we're sharing the visual stories of our work to protect animals around the world. Here are the photos which topped the list last month
February 01 2018
The backbone of our work for bears being used for entertainment has always been our ability to rescue bears and house them in sanctuaries where they can be given the best possible care for the rest of their lives
December 22 2017
Working with the Jane Goodall Institute of Nepal and Nepali police, we rescued two tortured sloth bears, Rangila and Sridevi, on Tuesday night (December 19). They’re now on their way to Parsa National Park in Nepal, where they’ll be free from suffering
December 14 2017
We’re micro-chipping more bears in Vietnam, which will help end the awful practice of extracting bear bile for traditional medicine
November 24 2017
The 97 rescued bears at our supporter-funded bear sanctuary in Romania just love feeding time. And staff from our partner Millions of Friends (AMP) enjoy it too!
April 26 2017
Countries that keep captive bears for traditional medicine must follow this positive example to end the captive breeding of bears for their bile
March 13 2017
Raja, a 10-month-old bear cub who arrived weak and underweight at our Balkasar partner sanctuary in Pakistan, on New Year’s Eve, is growing fast and settling in to his new life.